From Outside The Wire: ‘Harvest Moon’

Full post here.

‘The main driver of instability in Trek Nawa, Marja and the entire Helmund river valley is opium and the disruption of age old tribal settlement patterns.’

Some good photos at the link.  Writer is on the ground.

Related On This Site:  From March 27th, 2009 At WhiteHouse.Gov: Remarks By The President On A New Strategy For Afghanistan And PakistanRepost-From Michael Yon: ‘The Battle For Kandahar’From Commonweal: Andrew Bacevich “The War We Can’t Win: Afghanistan And The Limits Of American Power”

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